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out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box. >> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds of parks. that dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice of the wildfires that are on the grassland and keep your head out on the lookout for hawks and other bird life. be sure to take your camera and be prepared to take a view of the city will not forget. it has a beautiful
down. we have to take care of our environment. we need a rich canopy of trees in the city" and this what is means to so many people, and he was one of strong voice bs our environment. he has been known for that and in the years of 2000 he took up the college trustee on the board. many of you know in the past years he was passionate about his work at city college. he knew, and again we had the opportunity to share what we got out of college and what so many generations of youth would want and desire in our city college. he was leading the effort in my opinion to restore and to elevate the level of integrity and transparency at our city college. he demanded that of the other trustees as well as the administration . he went through some hard times as a trustee and shared with members here of the difficult years when things weren't as transparent as they should have been and integrity wasn't at the top of someone's mindful priorities but this is something he stood for. this is something him and his family stood for. as i know carolyn and her work on the status of woman an
that enhances environment. indoor air quality, energy, water, materials and resources, and sustainable sites are the five categories for the lead. you can go for several gold or platinum certifications. >> the city wanted to be silver lead status. . maybe gold was a stretch. and people said, if we're going to be a sustainable organization that the pucs this has got to be the top of the line. it's got to be a lead platinum building. what does that mean to us? we run water, power, and sewer. so, those are some of the biggest things involved in lead platinum. ♪ ♪ >> by late 2008 the project, as we got the contractor on board and we were able to start pricing it, we're a multi-, multi-, multi-million dollar over budget. >> the story a lot of people don't know after we got select today do this project, the first price we came in with was $180 million. and the city said, you know, this is a great building, but we just don't want to spend that much money. so, the project was on the verge of being canceled. >> if you're looking at why this building came to be, in many ways it also included mayor
. item two. >> resolution authorizing department of environment a grant of 400,000 from united states department of environmental protection for preparing cleanup plans for potentially contaminated areas in southeast san francisco in support of the bluegreenway project for period of october 1st, 2012 through october 31, 2015. >> supervisor chu, supervisor avalos, mr. rodriguez, department of environment. we are here seeking your support of the resolution. it is a grant the department received from the epa to continue our brownfield project effort in the bay view and hunter's point community. this will allow us to go out and inventory brownfield sites, do site assessment, preliminary work and identify properties for potentially linking the blue greenway project to it. this is in partnership with port of san francisco, parks alliance in order to open up greater access to the southeastern waterfront . in addition this was announced with the epa as a companion effort. the epa awarded 400,000 in workforce training to hunter's park family and workforce for collaborating with hunter's point
if they emit fewer carbons they can sell to other companies. so they will protect the environment and raise a billion dollars. the commerce has filed a lawsuit. >>> and we have an update into the questionable spending of public money at the port of oakland. administrators e-mailed us saying, he will not receive money in exchange for retirement. and the mayor is on administrative leave and he has left the country and following a ktvu investigation in which reuncoverred expenses at attention as strip club. >>> and a burglary, thieves stole honor guard items over the weekend. they say they have a lot of symbolic value and they are even eusually given to the families of fallen -- they are usually given to the families of fallen firefighters. >>> somebody broke in to the history fall are you. but it includes valuable items from the gold rush era. police responding within four minutes. >> unfortunately they knew what they were looking for and they had identified the objects and came very well prepared. they were very quick. >> a man was arrested outside put did not have any the 0 stolen items. >>
environment. as part of our goal of keeping our promises to familiesfÑñ?ñ?ñ we are continuing to implement ways to ensure that we have real time information, and data to continually support your child's academic growth. inc9ñp particular, you may recall that during the 2011-12 school year we implemented the common learning assessment, cla, district-wide in math and english language for grades 2-12 and spanish language arts for grades 2-8. these assessments align with the district's goals ofzhñ?ñ? providing ongoing assessment of student learning and ensuring equity andja//y# ñ access to rigorous academic content across the district. i have some exciting news that within the next couple of weeks parents you will be receiving your child'sxndvl individualized cla reports and results. these reports will beÑ up@q" in english, spanish, and in chinese. and on the report you will be able to see your child's performance levels in the subject material. ourtc>@láu hope is that this will provide to families andyéñ?ñ?ñ teachers
adult professionals in workplace environment. >>> sort of like mentors. >> what was so exciting about spark it's only program where we have students going to the workplace. >> cheryl: so underserved kids and they see another side of the world? >> as a middle school student sitting next to an engineer in one of top tech companies here. >> cheryl: that is fantastic. i know that it is hard, seventh and eighth graders? >> we discovered the middle grades are really the time when students are dipping in engagement. we are seeing that there are far fewer resources for middle school students. so spark is targeting seventh and eighth graders and so they are ultimately graduating in time. we know that early warning signs of high school graduation is fundamental abcs, coming to school, attendance and behavior in school. we know it happens way before they enter the ninth grade. >> cheryl: who are some of the apprenticeships with? >> we have some other companies down in the bay area. some of the names are competitively applying for jobs. >> cheryl: how do you sign up for this? how does one get inv
creates a welcoming environment for everybody. there is no cultural barrier to entry. >> the demographic of people who come will match the demographic of the reader. it is very simple. if we want more people of color, you book more people of color. you want more women, your book more women. kind of like that. it gets mixed up a little bit. in general, we kind of have a core group of people who come every month. their ages and very. we definitely have some folks who are straight. >> the loyal audience has allowed michelle to take more chances with the monthly lineup. established authors bring in an older audience. younker authors bring in their friends from the community who might be bringing in an older author. >> raider has provided a stage for more than 400 writers. it ranges from fiction to academics stories to academic stories this service the underground of queer fell, history, or culture. >> and there are so many different literary circles in san francisco. i have been programming this reading series for nine years. and i still have a huge list on my computer of people i need to ca
came all the way from israel to meet the people and hang out and she was amazing. >> the environment, the people, everything. it is like everyone has so much energy. >> hey, you are beautiful. and i love you. >> why? because... it is definitely a lot more fun than being inside. >> so far we have had zero problems. it is a long-step process, a lot of thinking and people involved. so we think that we got rid of all of the problems that could happen. they are doing it, and we are doing it and everybody is doing the best that they can. >> it is a wonderful out reach >> come. >> it is beautiful. ♪ >> we are here at j.c. plumbing. you are going to show was plumbing fixtures. >> yes, we are. very excited to have you. >> let's look at fixtures and faucets and accessories. it is going to be very exciting here. please join us for "bluilding sf." joining janessa and i today is andre. thanks for coming. we have had some great times in the past with some of these shows. you have been kitchen and bath in the past. >> i'm an architect. i do a lot of construction work. or >> do people look for whe
it means for the state's environment and for the state's economy. we'll have those stories, and a first of its kind gas station opening up in the bay area when we see you at six. >> see you then. "nightly news" is next with
calvillo: resolution retroactively authorizing the department of the environment to accept and expend a grant in the amount of 2.977 million to continue energy use and demand reduction through energy efficiency program in the city for the period of october 15 2012 through december 31, 2012. >> president chiu: this resolution is adopted. next item. >> clerk calvillo: mr. president, next item is roll call for introductions. >> president chiu: let's go to roll call. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor ferrell. supervisor carmen chu. i wanted to adjourn in the memory of -- she died yesterday at age 87 spent world war ii and was imprisoned in the prison camp. she moved to the u.s. and then san francisco in 1952. her husband and she opened emerald cleaners. she will be missed by her daughters, and her many many grandchildren and great grandchildren. thank you. >> clerk calvillo: thank you. supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: today i'm introducing three companion pieces of legislation, culminating from about a year's wor
of environment. i was wondering if the department of real estate is thinking in the future, if there are other ways that we can borrow money for these tenant improvements at a lower interest rate. >> well, that's a very good question, and it's timely. because we are seeing this more and more frequently. and the reason we're seeing it more frequently is that the market is changing and there is less of an allowance provided by landlord than there was when the market was softer. so as this market continues to heat up there is less advantage to a tenant. and because of that, then we have to amortize our improvement costs. the challenge we have is each one of these individual deals is have fairly small so we're not talking about a large sum of money which we would normally think of in terms of a certificate of participation, or other fiscal mechanism we might have to borrow funds at very competitive rates. so we're in a market just like any other tenant is in the market. and what landlords will charge is in this 8% range. we do our best to negotiate something lower but that's where the market stand
is made, how it's helped the environment and so on. >> reporter: chris, residents can use this, too? >> yes. and a lot of watering companies give rebates to cover part of the cost of the controller. >> reporter: so if you want a savings on your water, no more waste, it's not acceptable, visit you was at cbssf.com and look up hydropoint. michelle and frank, this is like a smartphone but matter is watering. you know what i'm saying? >> we got it. thank you, roberta. >>> well, when we come back, "people" magazine makes its most anticipated announcement of the year. who is 2012's sexiest? we'll tell you coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, smoke. >>> well well, today's tip of the day is going to be is with celery. but let's talk about selection. when you buy your celery, green from top to bottom very important. the leaves up here, free from any yellowing whatsoever and it's got to be squeaky when you squeeze it. that's also very important. when you bring them home store them in the refrigerator right away. now, even though it looks hardy, store it for two or three days. that's it. buy it and
of this support of the housing environment. so happy to answer any questions you might have about this item. >> thank you very much. why don't we go to the budget analyst report on item 8. >> good afternoon, chair chu and members of the committee. as mr. updike said, this is the option to extend first of two ten-year options of master lease of star hotel, serving 54 clients. under the lease the first year rent would increase by 3%. annual adjustment based on cpi that would range from 3% to no more than 6%. fiscal year 2012 and 2013 costs are 388,256. this is included in the dph budget. we recommend approval. >> thank you very much. why don't we open this for public comment. are there members of the public what wish to speak on item number 8? >> thank you, supervisors, tom king. again this goes back to opening comment. when you are online and looking at the agenda, it would be great to have a link from the items to -- what i just heard, both preventers haddockments that would have been helpful to review prior to coming here because otherwise members of the public were kind of in the dark. it
the environment. >> when you burn it, there is a 30% reduction in particulate matter and 20% reduction in carbon monoxide and 10% reduction in total hydrocarbon. >> reporter: the price is the same as regular diesel. $4.23 a gallon. but after the splashy news conference and after the biofuel folks left, it seems the vallejo franchise didn't get the memo. they dropped their diesel price, under cutting the new bio deal by 16 cents. the new pumps sat alone hour after hour until finally lucy made history as a first person to purchase. >> do you know you are making history today? >> no. >> reporter: lucy was shy but number two jim purcell wasn't. he loaded his ram truck up with $100 of the stuff. he doesn't care if it comes from algae. >> i've run corn oil in this thing. that's the reason i bought a diesel. >> reporter: it is approved for use in all diesel engines without restrictions. >> it kind of smells like salad, sort of. well if you want some of this, hussle on down because the company said this is only a 0- day trial period to test the market. in redwood city, don ford, cbs 5. >> smells like sa
area that algae to help clean the environment. coming up, why it soon may be the way you fill up. >>> plus the news that will have dungeoness crab lovers feeling a little crabby. >> reporter: and i'm jeff ranieri live in san jose where brandon high is getting into the spirit, the giving spirit tonight. >> let's stop hunger. let's stop hunger! let's stop hunger! >>> good news, bad news for lovers of bay area dung juness crab. the good news, there will be crab by the end of the week. the bad news, fans may have to fork over a bit more money for it. >> if you're a dungeoness crab lover, then this is exactly the scene you want to see two days before the start of the commercial season. winches loading boats with crab pots. fork lifts racing about, and yesterday's fish becoming tomorrow's bait. >> everybody is just doing their final preparations, moving drops and trying to get organized for tomorrow. >> reporter: things around fishermen's wharf didn't look like this last year at this time. a price dispute between fishermen and processors kept the boats at the docks and thanksgiving wit
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